BSc (Hons) Health and Social Science
The BSc (Hons) Health and Social Science degree program is designed to help you gain the confidence, knowledge, and skills needed for a professional career in the health and social care industry. You will be exposed to the various elements that impact health and wellbeing, as well as the challenges that must be addressed when defining what it means to be healthy. You will also gain knowledge and abilities in academic research and writing.
Our BSc (Hons) Health and Social Science Course is formulated to ensure that you will be equipped with valuable practical experience, special work-related skills training, and an increased potential for employment.
The interdisciplinary program draws on diverse academic disciplines such as public policy, psychology, criminology, communication studies, public health, economics, exercise science, human performance, linguistics, political science, psychology, and sociology. You will gain a critical comprehension of health and social care policy, theory, and practice together with an understanding of how complex groups and societies function interact and change. You will learn from our highly qualified academics with expertise across the health and social science field.
Why should I complete the BSc (Hons) Health and Social Science Our Health and Social Care ?
If you wish to make a difference to the vulnerable people in society while gaining a well-recognized qualification, this course is for you. The BSc Health and Social Science Degree is specially designed for those who aspire to pursue a career in the social, wellbeing, health, and voluntary sectors where working with people remains a key feature.
The program will develop your knowledge and skills through the core modules to advance your practice and enhance career choices. A range of optional modules can be chosen in the final years of the program to tailor the course to suit your interests, improve strengths and fine-tune your career path.
- Making Sense of Society: Understanding the Social World (LC473)
- Policy in Context (LC472)
- Understanding Sport Development (SL415)
- Contemporary Debates (LC462)
- Making Sense of Society: The Sociological Imagination (LC473)
- Policy and Society (LC472)
- Sociology of Health (LC459)
- Wellbeing in Society (LC460)
- Minimum of two full A-levels (or equivalent)
- Proficiency in the English language
If you do not meet the entry requirements you may be eligible for the BSc (Hons) Health and Social Science with Foundation Year.
We also welcome applications from students studying a wide range of qualifications from around the world. Whilst you can find specific details of our international qualification requirements under our partner university’s ‘Your Country’ page.
- Any student who has studied in a non-majority English-speaking country will typically be asked to complete an additional qualification testing English language ability (speaking, listening, reading, and writing). The expected level is IELTS 5.0 or equivalent with no element below 4.5.
- These are our standard entry requirements, but we may consider lowering these for students that perform well in the interview.
UCAS points: 80 (this can be made up from a range of level courses, for more information on the UCAS points for your qualification go to the UCAS tariff calculator)
Students will also be asked to attend an academic interview. Suitability for entry to our programs can be demonstrated in several ways and is not limited to academic qualifications alone and applicants who do not meet our published entry requirements are encouraged to contact recruitment and admissions for advice.
How to Apply
Each of our courses has different entry requirements and a different admission process. We encourage you to look at our course pages and the How to apply section for detailed information.
From choosing your desired course, writing your statement, and submitting the application, you can count on our friendly Recruitment Team for help and guidance at every step of the way. Get in touch to make an initial appointment to discuss your situation.
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£9,250 per year (Home fee)
RQF Level 4-6
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